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History, humor in Alaska names from Eek to Sagavanirktok

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Who lost it on Lost Temper Creek? What horror befell the village of Eek? Does it have anything to do with another town being Chicken?

May 01, 2008 | By RACHEL D’ORO Associated Press Writer | National


Astrograph 4/17

You're likely to make several important changes in your basic lifestyle in the year ahead. One might produce some exciting and rewarding new relationships that will prove to be quite beneficial to you emotionally.

May 01, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Va. Tech begins day of mourning a year after mass shooting

BLACKSBURG, Va. - A sea of people wearing orange and maroon flowed onto the main lawn at Virginia Tech on Wednesday, some clutching single roses, to remember the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

May 01, 2008 | By KRISTEN GELINEAU Associated Press Writer | National


Local Roundup: GSU Cheerleading wins National Championship

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - This past weekend, Georgia Southern University cheerleaders were presented with the National Cheerleading Association Collegiate Cheer Championship trophy.

May 01, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Former GSU coach with Atlanta... for now

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Brian VanGorder might spend several seasons as the Atlanta Falcons' defensive coordinator.

May 01, 2008 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Georgia Southern


Ask Dr. Gott 4/17

DEAR DR. GOTT: I recently underwent a procedure for an enlarged prostate, called Prolieve. I was told by my urologist that a complete reversal of my problems would take up to four weeks. However, after three and a half weeks, my symptoms have returned (frequent urination, urgency and lower back pain).

May 01, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 4/17

DEAR ABBY: Please allow me to respond to "No Thanks! Sacramento, Calif." (Feb. 7). Having also grown up with a disabled sibling, I empathize with her distress and feeling "saddled" with an obligation of caring for her younger mentally retarded sister.

May 01, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


FMB AOTW: Claxton riding its Harley to first place

Before the 2008 baseball season started, Claxton coach Donny Sikes had his seniors make a list of goals

May 01, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


Local Roundup: BA tennis ends season at state

TIFTON - Bulloch Academy singles and doubles players won their first-round matches in the GISA Class AA tennis tournament at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tuesday but fell in the second round to end the Gators' 2008 tennis season.

May 01, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Ag Secretary: ’We have never been less secure’ about wheat

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The world has ''never been less secure'' about the near-term future of wheat as crop failures and disease combine to threaten food supplies, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Edward Schafer told food aid groups Wednesday.

May 01, 2008 | By ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press Writer | National


White House vows to block add-ons to war funding bill

WASHINGTON - The White House promised again Wednesday it will block attempts by Democrats controlling Congress to add billions of dollars for domestic programs to a must-pass war funding bill.

May 01, 2008 | By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Supreme Court upholds use of lethal injections

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court upheld the most common method of lethal injections executions Wednesday, clearing the way for states to resume executions that have been on hold for nearly 7 months.

May 01, 2008 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


DOT doubles compensation available for bumped fliers

WASHINGTON - Passengers who get bumped off overbooked flights will soon be eligible to receive twice as much compensation from U.S. airlines.

May 01, 2008 | By DAN CATERINICCHIA AP Business Writer | National


Man at center of Las Vegas ricin case arrested, charged

LAS VEGAS - A man who authorities believe was sickened by the deadly toxin ricin was arrested Wednesday on federal charges after he was released from a hospital.

May 01, 2008 | By KEN RITTER Associated Press Writer | National


NYC’s calories-on-menus law upheld

NEW YORK - A federal judge on Wednesday upheld a city regulation requiring calories to be posted on the menu boards of some chain restaurants, calling the rule a reasonable approach to health officials' goal of reducing obesity.

May 01, 2008 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | National


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Statesboro Farmers Market’s volunteer leader receives rare DAR award

Debra Chester was recently recognized by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution for her extensive volunteer work with the Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market.

March 03, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern hosts Sexual Assault and Spring Break Awareness Week

Georgia Southern University's Sexual Assault Response Team is hosting Sexual Assault & Spring Break Awareness Week on campus this week through Thursday. The week aims to unify individuals against sexual violence with two major events scheduled throughout the week as part of the campaign.

March 03, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Concerns over drug prompt delay of Georgia woman's execution

JACKSON, Ga. - Citing concerns about the drug to be used in a lethal injection, corrections officials in Georgia postponed the execution of the state's only female death row inmate for the second time in a week.

March 03, 2015 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Associated Press


Forest Heights wants to be your pharmacy

Forest Heights Pharmacy is a service driven pharmacy. Everything they offer, be it free in town delivery, convenient drive thru window service, prescriptions that are ready in minutes not hours, Medicare part D help, Medication Therapy Management (MTM) or compounding services - the goal is to benefit their customers.

February 18, 2015 | | Locally Owned


Bernard's Jewelers has what you need for Valentine's Day

Bernard's Jewelers owners Pamela Anderson, Polly Reed Schuman and Pamela Reed have just returned from market and packed every inch of their beautiful little jewelry store "that service built."

February 12, 2015 | | Locally Owned


Sherry Lynn's is full of unique Valentine's gifts

Sherry Lynn's Farm Girl Miscellany and Sherry Lynn's Salon is located at 8 East Vine Street behind the Sea Island Bank's downtown drive thru.

February 03, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


B&R Accounting & Taxes can help in tax season and all year

Marc and Danielle Nauts are the owners of B&R Accounting & Taxes at 45 East Main Street. They share office space with their other company, B&R Treasures & Treats.

January 19, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Grace Gardens creates a happy new home for seniors

Renee Kalloniatis became the owner of Grace Gardens in June 2014.

January 13, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Customer service is Forest Heights Pharmacy’s first priority

Forest Heights Pharmacy, located at 4439 Country Club Road, was founded by the late Joel Sikes in 2006. He was a long time Brooklet resident. Joel sold the business to Ben Ross in 2008 after he became ill. Ben is a second generation pharmacist/pharmacy owner who grew up working in his dad's pharmacy, Ross Drug, in Sylvania. Ben, his wife, Lauren and their two girls, Lanie and Lucy Kate, are active Bulloch County residents.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Willingway, Georgia Southern conference will update addiction treatment methods

For Dr. Al Mooney, Director of Addiction Medicine and Recovery at Willingway, one of the key factors that distinguishes this week's Addiction Update Conference is its "focus on the solutions rather than the problems."

June 22, 2014 | Special to the Herald | News 4U


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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